Drake to Host 1st Ever NBA Awards


On June 26th, just days after the 3rd straight Cavs v Warriors NBA Finals; the NBA will have its first official award show on TNT. The NBA will present the Most Valuable Player, Defensive Player of the Year, Rookie of the Year, Sixth Man Award, Most Improved Player and Coach of the Year at the award show.

6x Platinum album selling artist, Drake announced on his instagram that he would be hosting the award show on June 26th.

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Drake hosted the ESPYs in 2014 and had this to say about his joy in hosting, “I love hosting. I love being in a room full of iconic, legendary people that I look up to and having that pressure of having to make them laugh and enjoy their evening.”

The NBA will still announce the All-NBA teams during the postseason, while other honors will be decided by fan voting, on Thursday Inside the NBA on TNT will announce what honors those will be.

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